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narcoterrorism

[nahr-koh-ter-uh-riz-uh m]
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noun
  1. terrorist tactics employed by dealers in illicit drugs, as against competitors or government agents.
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Origin of narcoterrorism

First recorded in 1985–90
Related formsnar·co·ter·ror·ist, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for narcoterrorism

narcoterrorism

noun
  1. terrorism funded by the sale of illegal drugs
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Derived Formsnarcoterrorist, noun, adjective

Word Origin

C20: from narco- + terrorism
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